Glossary Of Terms Starting With
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Medical definitions of terms starting with 'G'

Galactogogue:
Stimulating secretion of milk.
Gastric:
Of, relating to, or associated with the stomach.

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Gastroenterologist:
A doctor specializing in digestive tract diseases.
Gastroenterologists:
See Gastroenterologist.
GDU:
Gelatin Digesting Unit.  A dosage measurement of enzyme activity.  Potencies of bromelain are based on GDUs or MCUs.  One GDU equals 1.5 MCU.
General Abdominal Pain:
Pain in the abdomen that is vague and hard to pinpoint.
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Genitourinary:
Genitourinary is a term that includes the urinary and reproductive systems, which are often considered together because of their close proximity.  The genitourinary system consists of the kidneys, bladder, urethra; (in males) the penis, testicles, prostate; (in females) the vagina, ovaries, fallopian tubes, and uterus.
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More medical terms starting with 'G'

Gland:
The glandular system is one of the most important and complicated systems of the body.  Gland tissue can be either an organ or general tissue that secretes chemicals and there are two types of gland: exocrine and endocrine.  Those glands which secrete chemicals through tubules or ducts are called exocrine and include sweat, tear and salivary glands.  Ductless glands – part of the endocrine system – secrete special chemicals (hormones) directly into the blood.
Glands:
See Gland.
Glucosuria:
Glucose in the urine.
Glycogenolytic:
Breaking down glycogen to glucose.
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gm:
See Gram.
GMO:
Genetically Modified Organism.
GMOs:
See GMO.
gms:
See Gram.
Gram:
A metric unit of weight, there being approximately 28 grams in one ounce.
Gramme:
See Gram.
Grammes:
See Gram.
Grams:
See Gram.
Granulatory:
Encouraging granulation.
Grogginess:
See Groggy.
Groggy:
Dazed and weakened, for example from lack of sleep.
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